Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 9:31 AM
Tues, Apr 17 Exploring our Catholic Faith "Allowing God to Transform our Pain" 6:30 in the church. Thurs Apr 19, 6 pm Frank Kelly returns with witness talk and healing service. Bring your friends!

WEEKLY HOMILY BLOGS

April 2018

Apr 23

04/22/18 Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time - Fr. Reggie

The fall of Adam and Eve came about as a result of their lack of trust in God - this was original sin.  As the Catechism explains (#397), "Man, tempted by the devil, let his trust in his Creator die in his heart and, abusing his freedom, disobeyed God's command. "This is what man's first...
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Apr 23

04/22/18 Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time - Fr. Damian

Do you know the peace and security of the Good Shepherd who watches over his own?   The Old Testament often speaks of God as shepherd of his people, Israel. The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want. Give ear, O Shepherd of Israel, you who lead Joseph like a flock! We are his people, and the sheep of his pasture. The Messiah is also...
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Apr 16

04/15/18 Third Sunday of Easter - Deacon Tony

Deacon Tony Conti Third Sunday of Easter Lectionary: 47 From our second reading: “But if anyone does sin, we have an Advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous one.  He is expiation for our sins, and not for our sins only but for those of the whole world.” Jesus has paid the price for our fallen human...
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Apr 16

4/8/18 Divine Mercy Sunday - Fr. Reggie

Most of us are happy to have Jesus be our Savior. After all, every one of us suffers in this life, and Jesus, through his own suffering on the cross, has given us hope that our sufferings can draw us closer to God, can have meaning. And also, every one of us will someday have to face death. And Jesus...
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Apr 16

04/01/18 Easter Sunday - Fr. Reggie

In today’s First Reading St. Peter reminds us that the Risen Christ only revealed himself to those who believed in him. Only those who believed in him were then blessed by meeting and eating and drinking with the Risen Lord. He reminds us that “everyone who believes in him will receive forgiveness of sins through his name”: on...
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Apr 16

4/8/18 Divine Mercy Sunday - Fr. Damian

Today is Divine Mercy Sunday, the 8th day of the Feast of Easter in which Saint Pope John Paul II said that we receive the Easter Gift. And what is this very special Easter Gift? It is the special gift of the total forgiveness of all sins and punishment that the Catholic Church offers in the form of a plenary indulgence today. But, why today?...
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Apr 16

4/1/18 Easter Sunday - Fr. Damian

What was it like for the disciple who had stood at the cross of Jesus and then laid him in a tomb on Good Friday, to come back three days later and discover that the sealed tomb was now empty?   John, along with Peter, was the first apostle to reach the tomb of Jesus on Easter Sunday morning. Like Mary Magdalene and the other disciples,...
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